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One dead after drunk driving accident leads to crash in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — A drunk driving accident killed a passenger in San Antonio on Wednesday.

According to KSAT, the accident took place around seven in the evening on the Vance Jackson Road overpass on Loop 1604. The driver of a 2004 Dodge Durango crashed into a barrier on the overpass. The force of the crash then threw the passenger from the vehicle. Police say that he died instantly upon impact. Emergency medical services took a second passenger to a nearby hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

Police report no other injuries or deaths as a result of the crash. Police later claimed that the driver’s intoxication caused the accident. The driver is now facing charges of intoxication manslaughter and assault.

The car accident attorneys of Herrman and Herrman in San Antonio provide accident blogs like this in order to keep residents of and visitors to San Antonio up to date on what transpires on the roads and highways of our city. This post is not legal advice. Instead it is meant to help keep you and your loved ones safe. If an accident has left you injured then we want to hear from you. We’ll be ready to help you get the justice you deserve.